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[Documents in the Spanish and two of the early tongues of Florida (Apalachian and Timuquan)]


Published 1860
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Title extracted from the compiler's presentation note on a copy given to Peter Force and examined by J.C. Pilling

One of 50 copies printed

Includes: the text of a letter to the Spanish King Charles II by the governor of Florida Diego de Quiroga y Losada dated April 1, 1688 on p. [1-2]; a letter addressed to governor Diego de Quiroga y Losada , dated Feb. 19, 1688, from father Marcelo de S. Joseph (who translated a letter from the Apalachee caciques into Spanish) on p. [3]; a facsimile of the original letter, on two leaves, in the Apalachee language on p. [7-9] followed by a translation of the letter in Spanish signed by Alonsso Solana on p. [11-14]; a letter to governor Diego de Quiroga y Losada dated Feb. 17, 1688 from Francisco de Roxas (who translated a letter from the Timucua caciques into Spanish) on p. [15] followed by the facsimile of the original language, on one leaf, in the Timucua language, on p. [19] followed by a translation of the letter into Spanish, signed by Alonsso Solano, on p. [23-24]

Signatures: all leaves unsigned

Pilling, J.C. North American Indians

Edward E. Ayer Coll. Indian langs.

John Carter Brown Library copy has presentation inscription on verso of second front flyleaf from the compiler to Henry C[ruse]. Murphy reading: "These copies (seven sheets) of official documents in the Spanish and in Apalachino and Timuquano, languages of the aborigines of Florida, from his friend Buckingham Smith Paris: Nov. 28 1859

John Carter Brown Library bound in full contemporary brown boards with green spine


Publisher [Washington D.C. : s.n.]
Pages 36
Language English; Spanish; North American Indian
Call number b5693506
Digitizing sponsor John Carter Brown Library
Book contributor John Carter Brown Library
Collection jcbindigenous; JohnCarterBrownLibrary; americana
Notes No table-of-contents pages found. No copyright page found.

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